David Davis, six Jordan coaches will not retun in 2014-15

06/03/2014 8:43 PM

02/15/2015 11:25 AM

David Davis, the athletics director at Durham Jordan High for the last 15 years, announced Tuesday that he and six current Falcon head coaches will not return to their positions in the fall.

Davis has worked at Jordan for 27 years and has been an assistant basketball coach, an assistant football coach, a head baseball coach and an athletics director during his career.

Davis announced the changes in an email on Tuesday afternoon.

Also not returning are: Erik Cain, the head boys and girls tennis coach for the past four years. He will remain at Jordan as a teacher.

Phil Davanzo, the wrestling coach for the past nine years. He also will remain at the school.

Devy Bell, the baseball coach for the past 13 years. He also plans to continue teaching at Jordan.

Jamie Sliwa, the boys lacrosse coach for the past 12 years, who plans to move to Northern Durham.

Sarah Kaneko, the girls soccer coach for the past three years. She plans to teach and coach in another state.

Chris Starkey, the head boys track coach for the past five years. He hopes to enter administration.

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